This intermediate-level session provides attendees with a detailed understanding of how the Cisco Unified Communications solution can interoperate with Microsoft Lync, with a specific focus on the Video scenario. It includes a quick review of the Microsoft Lync solution and the main capabilities related to Video. The session will then mainly cover the design of the interoperability solutions, but will also provide interesting details and tips related to their implementation. In addition to that, the End User Experience will be analyzed for the different scenario, and suggestions to achieve the best one will be shared with the audience.
Attendees should have a good understanding of the Cisco Unified Communications architecture and products (CUCM, VCS/Expressway and Conferencing) and a basic understanding of the Microsoft Lync solution.
Content: Review of the Microsoft Lync 2010/2013 solution with a Video focus, Interoperability based on the VCS/Expressway Lync Gateway, Single call control scenario (CuciLync), Cisco Meeting Room (CMR) Interoperability, Office 365 interoperability scenario.
Related technologies: Call Control, Video, Telepresence, Conferencing (CMR), Active Directory.
Audience: People who are involved with the selection, planning and implementation of UC solutions, with a specific focus on Multi-Vendor architecture.